Parent Survey Results
Of the parent answering yes or no to our 2018 February parent survey; the results are as follows:
100% of parents feel that their child is happy at this academy
100% of parents feel that their child feels safe at this academy
100% of parents feel that their child is taught well at this academy
100% of parents feel they receive valuable information from the academy about my child’s progress
100% of parents feel the academy is well led and managed
99% of parents would recommend this academy to another parent.
99% of parents feel that their child is well looked after at this academy
99% of parents feel the academy ensures the pupils are well behaved
99% of parents feel the school responds well to any concerns they raise
99% of parents feel that their child makes good progress at this academy
99% of parents feel that their child receives appropriate homework for their age
95% of parents feel the academy deals effectively with bullying
Hardcopies of all policies and reports found on this website are available on request at the school office.
The name, postal address and telephone number of the school, and the name of a person to whom enquiries should be addressed is:
Head Teacher : Mrs Madeline Dunckley, Principal, Thorplands Primary School, Farmfield Court, Thorplands, Northampton. NN3 8AQ
Tel: 01604 493384
We accommodate children from the September following their 4th birthday until 11 years old without reference to ability, aptitude or ethnicity.
The admission arrangements for the school in relation to each relevant age group at the school, including any arrangements for selection, any oversubscription criteria and an explanation of the process of applying for a school place is provided by NCC and you will find this in the Key Weblinks in the sidebar.
Our most recent Ofsted visit was in July 2017. Following that visit the school overall effectiveness was judged to be Good, contrasting siginificantly with our previous result. This is an excellent indicator of how well the school has improved since the previous visit and how the school is striving to be outstanding.
Our analysis of the most recently collated SATs tests results will be made available in the in the Key Files & Reports panel in the sidebar.
Curriculum - Learning Challenges
Detailed information on how we support the curriculum on a termly basis, for each year group, can be found in the Curriculum Overviews panel in the sidebar. This includes the names of any phonics of reading schemes used at KS1
"Pupils' behaviour is good... they feel safe and well cared for." (Ofsted July 2017)
To access our plans, evaluation of the impact of our Sports and PE funding please use the downloads in the Key Files & Reports panel in the sidebar
Inclusion & Special Educational Needs & Disabilities
"Leaders have taken decisive action to improve the quality of provision for pupils who have special educational needs and / or disabilities." (Ofsted July 2017)
Charging & Remissions
Vision & Ethos
We work closely with TEF to ensure high standards of values and behaviour and encourage everyone to go beyond the expected. This has become the school's mission statement.
Our values are:
Governance (Academy Advisory Board)
Our Academy Advisory Board web page details who our governors are, their roles and responsibilities. We also show a declaration of interest and fit and proper declaration. We also provide records of attendance for each AAB Member at AAB meetings.
Our complaints procedure will be available as a download in the Key Files & Reports panel in the sidebar.